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VRX Studios is a leading global content creation and curation agency specializing in travel, tourism and hospitality. We have been photographing hotels for the past 20+ years and are recognized as the leader in the industry, delivering quality, consistency and scale. We’ve built a reputation for our commitment to innovation and our dedication to quality and customer service.

VRX Studios is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. We were recently acquired by Connelly Partners, a global integrated communications agency headquartered in Boston, with a European hub in Dublin.

Connelly Partners is firmly rooted in shadow cities with a full-service approach. All resources are offered in-house for efficiency and consistency – strategic planning, creative, production (including an-onsite studio), analytics, media, influencer marketing, social media, PR, technology and shopper marketing.

For more information on Connelly Partners, visit connellypartners.com or follow them on Twitter (@ConnellyAgency) and Instagram (@ConnellyPartners).

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3   Global Offices

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Global Headquarters
Suite 415, The Landing,
375 Water Street, Vancouver, BC
Canada V6B 5C6

USA Offices
46 Waltham Street,
Boston, MA 02118

Europe Offices
Portview House,
Thorncastle Street,
Irishtown, Dublin 4

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Vancouver, BC
Canada

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Boston, MA
USA

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Irishtown, Dublin
Ireland

Want to Join our Team?

Our people are our greatest asset. We look for teammates who are motivated, talented and creative, and who know how to provide outstanding customer service.

We firmly believe in creating a team that is committed to bringing together humans from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. We have a diverse and respectful environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging and do impactful work together. If this sounds like you, and if we have an opening – we would love to hear from you.

Regional Architectural Photographer

VRX Studios is a global, full-service Visual Content Agency specializing in Photography, Videography and strategy. As the global leader in hospitality content for over 20 years VRX Studios has delivered high quality visual content for over 20,000 properties in 131 countries. Our leadership approach helps companies build identity, create positive brand sentiment and achieve measured results through outstanding content, advanced technology, innovative ideation and powerful strategy. As we continue to shift the paradigm of how the world thinks about the hospitality industry, we seek to partner with talented and passionate creatives.

As a VRX Studios photographer you will have the opportunity to shoot a range of exciting and challenging projects. You will be expected to plan, manage and execute both large and small projects, problem solve uniquely challenging situations, interact with and educate teams and clients alike, and deliver potentially award-winning images. 

All our photographers start out as Regional Architectural Photographers, where you will be responsible for conducting photography assignments within your geographic region. As your image quality, photographic skills, commitment and overall leadership abilities are proven, you will have the opportunity to move up to Preferred Photographer and Senior Photographer roles where you will be involved in larger more complex international projects. 

All photographers report directly to our Head of Photography and are responsible for conducting, managing and delivering photography assignments within the assigned time frames and spec. Assignments include, but are not limited to architectural, destination, food & beverage, lifestyle and drone photography and can be anywhere between 1 and 15 days in length.  VRX Studios manages all the pre-shoot logistic and planning as well as all the post-shoot editing and final delivery to our clients. We do not require our photographers to do any postproduction or editing. All images will be delivered to VRX Studios via FTP in raw unedited format.

To be considered for the position you must be…

  • Experienced in architectural photography
  • A creative thought leader, able to educate and inspire through visual content storytelling
  • Passionate about photography, have an excellent eye for composition, style and lighting
  • Have a complete technical and visual understanding of all aspects of photography. This includes equipment knowledge, composition, lighting and post-processing techniques
  • Have an exceptionally strong work ethic
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively and can interact with ease with both our teams and directly with our clients
  • Able to problem solve effectively and think quickly on your feet under pressure
  • Offer exceptional customer service
  • Have a pleasant and warm personality; be good with people and eager to learn
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and ambitious with high personal and professional standards
  • Able to effectively manage your schedule and availability
  • Willing to travel and be on the road for anywhere between 3 days to 5 weeks at a time


To qualify, you must have all the following equipment:

  • 2 x 21-megapixel (or better) full frame camera bodies
  • All 3 of the following lenses
  • 16-35mm f2.8
  • 24-70mm f2.8
  • 70-200mm f2.8
  • Any tilt-shift lenses are a plus
  • At least 2 Speedlite’s with a minimum guide number of 190ft (58m) at 105mm at ISO 100. Flashes must be capable of being fired remotely either through RF or IF.
  • A recent model laptop with appropriate software
  • A 2TB portable external hard drive
  • Remote shutter release switch (wired or wireless)
  • Durable, solid tripod with a 3-axis head. Lightweight tripods are recommended for travel; however, these must still be stable when fully extended.
  • Any standard panoramic head incl. bracket. The Nodal Ninja 4 is recommended.
  • A suitable camera bag capable of safely fitting all your equipment. It is recommended to use a versatile rolling camera bag that is the maximum TSA approved size for carry-on luggage.


Photographers must also have:

  • Valid driver’s license and a fully insured car in good working order
  • Valid passport with no restrictions
  • $2M general liability insurance to cover you while on assignments
  • Valid credit card with a minimum of $2K available credit to cover assignment expenses, which will be re-reimbursed by VRX.


All travel expenses and per diems are paid on top of daily rates.

To be considered please submit a portfolio which showcase your experience in architectural photography. F&B, lifestyle, destination and drone portfolios will also be considered. A cover letter outlining your experience and why you should be considered must be included.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE NOT MET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS ABOVE.

Applications and portfolios should be emailed to hr@vrxstudios.com

Brand Manager

Job Title: Brand Manager
Reports to: Director of Brand Services

The Opportunity:
As the world continues to open to travel post COVID, we will yet again expand our services as a global content agency and continue to deliver the level of excellence for which we are famous. The opportunity that we have at VRX Studios is the role of a Brand Manager who will lead their own client relationships from strategic recommendation through to execution for our hospitality clients, on multiple brands, for multiple countries as part of a larger team.

About You:
You are passionate about marketing, advertising and creating content. You bring an understanding of multiple international cultures and are comfortable in ambiguity, enjoy problem solving, are willing to offer your POV and are also highly collaborative, detail-oriented and can work cross-functionally with internal stakeholders to maximize efforts for our clients. And clients love you – because you truly listen and are a strong communicator - you ensure that we are delivering against the client needs but elevate them at every touch-point.

You have an uncompromising commitment to quality.
You believe in the relentless pursuit of innovation.
You choose to succeed as a team vs a lone wolf.
You thrive in helping those around you in achieve personal growth.
You have rock solid integrity.

You live our values.

What you will do:

Day-to-Day Client Management
The Brand Manager is responsible for management of the day-to-day initiatives of their designated account/s. The Brand Manager is instrumental in the development and implementation of new projects/plans as well as the ongoing maintenance of existing projects to ensure successful execution. You will manage specific brand accounts under companies such as Hilton, Hyatt, Fairmont, Intercontinental Hotel Group, to name a few.

Cultivate Client Relationships
You are adept to establishing quality relationships and engage firsthand with high-level/prestigious brands and the client leads; manage all standard account leadership requirements (discovery calls, strategic recommendations, costing, project management through to delivery) as well as to manage expectations, address inquiries, and assess customer requirements with accuracy.

Knowledge/Creativity
You either bring knowledge, or have the ability to develop expertise in industry trends and research related to the accounts you lead in order to keep up with and understand the hospitality industry best practices and emerging strategies. This knowledge will be what will keep our business and our clients business maintaining a competitive edge (connect those to client’s objectives through development of forward-thinking strategies).

Collaboration
You are wonderful at working cross-functionally with other departments (creative, production, sales) and are open to feedback, and providing feedback in which help us to shape how we can work more effectively.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the project and client expert
  • Develop/review all client-facing materials including presentations, marketing strategies, media/social recommendations
  • Develop solid relationships with client peers and agency associates, managing workflow and client expectations accordingly
  • Keep the client informed of all project timelines and alert them to any potential delays
  • Deliver communications in a clear, concise and consistent manner, keep the team informed to any changes in project direction, client/competitive climate
  • Oversee the development and accuracy of project timelines and budgets
  • Recognize opportunities to cross-sell and up-sell current offerings
  • Ensure clients are delivering what we need to make the idea successful (reviews, approvals etc)
  • Ensure flawless execution
  • Oversee client budget and/or scope tracker
  • Adhere to financial policies (timesheets, expense reports, estimates, purchase orders, proformas, invoice submissions to client etc.)
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Solid time management skills
  • Comfort and ability to communicate with your team and your managers
  • Ability to listen and learn quickly
  • Ability to work well with others and gain trust of clients and teammates


Revenue Growth

  • Determine new ways to contribute to overall office and account profitability
  • Leverage the brand relationships for current and future business opportunities
  • Identify and seek out opportunities for new business with existing clients
  • Recognize opportunities to cross-sell and up-sell current offerings


Here’s What You Can Expect In Return

A leadership team who is excited to scale this business back to where it was pre-COVID and then beyond.

A Director of Brand Services as your leader with a strong reputation, who comes from an integrated advertising agency background who is looking to deepen her Account leadership bench at VRX and needs proactive and engaged team members. You will work incredibly close with this leader.

Team partners that genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. Our team culture is important to us despite the challenges the pandemic has thrown at us. We believe in open and honest communication, inspiring each other, holding each other accountable through diversity in both personnel and in our cultural thought, and collaboration is essential. We have a young, exciting team looking for support and leadership and we expect you to be excited about the prospect of nurturing our talent.

A team that is committed to bringing together humans from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We have a diverse and respectful environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belong and do impactful work together.

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID-19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by VRX Studios on a case-by-case basis.

About VRX Studios:

VRX Studios is the world’s leading content creation and curation agency within the Hospitality space. We have been photographing hotels for the past 20+ years is and are recognized as the leader in the industry delivering quality, consistency and scale.

We’ve built a reputation for our commitment to innovation and our dedication to quality and customer service. Our photography, videography and digital content have enhanced marketing programs for more than 22,000+ customers in 131 countries and counting.

We proudly have enjoyed long term partnerships with some of the leaders in Hospitality including Hyatt, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Fairmont, Wyndham, Shangri-La, Kempinski, Radisson Hotel Group, Caesars Entertainment, IHG, Princess Cruises and Holland America among others. We are unique in our approach, methodology that sets us apart from the rest which is another factor in why we have maintained these relationships for so many years.

VRX Studios is headquartered in Vancouver Canada. We were recently acquired by Boston Company, Connelly Partners, a global integrated communications agency.

About Connelly Partners:

At Connelly Partners, our vision is to be the world’s most aggressive advocate of the human voice and our day-to-day mission is to shine a light on the importance of human truths and their power in a data-driven world.

To protect our brands from self-importance, every team member has a role in amplifying their heartbeats and embracing empathy over entertainment. We value the importance of data, but also the power of emotion. We use data to ask better questions and are in the business of pursuing the WHY.

Headquartered in Boston, with a European hub in Dublin, not New York or London, we’re firmly rooted in shadow cities with an independent fire and a full-service approach. All resources are offered in-house for efficiency and consistency – strategic planning, creative, production (including an onsite studio), analytics, media, influencer marketing, social media, PR, technology and shopper marketing.

For more information on Connelly Partners, please visit connellypartners.com, follow us on Twitter (@ConnellyAgency) and Instagram (@ConnellyPartners), or like us on Facebook (@ConnellyPartners).

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE NOT MET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS ABOVE.

Applications and portfolios should be emailed to hr@vrxstudios.com

Content Coordinator

Job Title: Content Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Production & Photography

About You:
You are a creative, passionate individual who breathes the world of photography. You understand the fundamentals of visual communication and the efficacy of content. You are a natural problem solver and enjoy the challenges with fixing a wide array of issues. You are a master at multi-tasking deadlines while juggling several projects simultaneously. You embrace everyday challenges with a can-do attitude and provide real-time solutions.

What we’re looking for:
As a vital part of the production and content creation team, VRX’s Content Coordinator will be instrumental in curating content that underpins campaigns, products, and stories that we help build for our partners. You will help execute projects across a variety of visual communications needs and assist with special projects in a cross-functional environment.

While you don’t necessarily need to have an extensive history of photography, editing, or marketing experience, you should have at least a minimum of 1-2 years in those areas.

To be considered for the position you must...

Have a background in photography:

  • Ability to identify and define good and bad compositions in photography composition
  • Technical understanding the multiple exposures and can identify technical issues (ie. corrupt files, underexposed/overexposed, etc.)
  • Understanding of commercial photography and its applications
  • Background with photography accessories and how they function
  • Categorization and organizational skills with high-volume photos


Have excellent administration skills:

  • Experience with Adobe CC (Photoshop and Bridge)
  • All Microsoft Office Applications
  • Effective all-round computer skills (capable of quickly learning new programs)
  • Understand taxonomy and file structures
  • Understanding of metadata


Be a people person:

  • Excellent communication skills – a verbal and written communicator
  • Extremely organized (can follow steps and ensures that everything is archived correctly)
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to work well with different departments and teams
  • Able to discover opportunities in an opaque environment
  • Proactive and keen on improving workflows
  • Considered by those who know you to have an all-around savvy for all things content based


Here’s What You Can Expect In Return

A leadership team who is excited to scale this business back to where it was pre-COVID and then beyond.

A Director of Production & Photography as your leader with a strong reputation, who is a seasoned photographer and key part of our leadership team. You will work incredibly close with this leader.

Team partners that genuinely care about each other and working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best authentic selves to work. Our team culture is important to us despite the challenges the pandemic has thrown at us. We believe in open and honest communication, inspiring each other, holding each other accountable through diversity in both personnel and in our cultural thought, and collaboration is essential. We have a young, exciting team looking for support and leadership and we expect you to be excited about the prospect of nurturing our talent.

A team that is committed to bringing together people from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We have a diverse and respectful environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belong and do impactful work together.

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by VRX Studios on a case-by-case basis.

About VRX Studios:

VRX Studios is the world’s leading content creation and curation agency within the Hospitality space. We have been photographing hotels for the past 20+ years is and are recognized as the leader in the industry delivering quality, consistency and scale.

We’ve built a reputation for our commitment to innovation and our dedication to quality and customer service. Our photography, videography and digital content have enhanced marketing programs for more than 22,000+ customers in 131 countries and counting.

We proudly have enjoyed long term partnerships with some of the leaders in Hospitality including Hyatt, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Fairmont, Wyndham, Shangri-La, Kempinski, Radisson Hotel Group, Caesars Entertainment, IHG, Princess Cruises and Holland America among others. We are unique in our approach, methodology that sets us apart from the rest which is another factor in why we have maintained these relationships for so many years.

VRX Studios is headquartered in Vancouver Canada. We were recently acquired by Boston Company, Connelly Partners, a global integrated communications agency.

About Connelly Partners:

At Connelly Partners, our vision is to be the world’s most aggressive advocate of the human voice and our day-to-day mission is to shine a light on the importance of human truths and their power in a data-driven world.

To protect our brands from self-importance, every team member has a role in amplifying their heartbeats and embracing empathy over entertainment. We value the importance of data, but also the power of emotion. We use data to ask better questions and are in the business of pursuing the WHY.

Headquartered in Boston, with a European hub in Dublin, not New York or London, we’re firmly rooted in shadow cities with an independent fire and a full-service approach. All resources are offered in-house for efficiency and consistency – strategic planning, creative, production (including an onsite studio), analytics, media, influencer marketing, social media, PR, technology and shopper marketing.

For more information on Connelly Partners, please visit connellypartners.com, follow us on Twitter (@ConnellyAgency) and Instagram (@ConnellyPartners), or like us on Facebook (@ConnellyPartners).

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVE NOT MET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS ABOVE.

Applications and portfolios should be emailed to hr@vrxstudios.com